Spain

Spanish festival celebrates culture and history of Inquisition victims

Taking place for the 22nd consecutive year, the festival takes its name from the Jews who converted to Roman Catholicism in Spain or Portugal during the 14th and 15th centuries.

Moroccan migrant arrested in Spain over alleged incitement against Jews

Authorities in the Canary Islands in Spain arrested an illegal immigrant from Morocco for allegedly inciting on social media hatred against Jews.

Spanish city uninvites Israeli orchestra under pressure from BDS movement

A Spanish municipality disinvited an Israeli orchestra and ballet group from its autumn cultural program.

Spain’s third largest city votes to boycott Israel

Following Valencia's vote to boycott Israel, the leader of Spain’s third-largest party called the Jewish state a “criminal country” during an interview aired by a public television broadcaster.

Mallorca holds first Jewish learning festival

Some 85 participants out of a Jewish community of up to 200 participated in the day-long Limud Mallorca, which offered 18 sessions on Jewish topics in Spanish, Catalan, and English.

Spain extends citizenship law for Sephardic Jews

A spokesman for the Spanish government has confirmed that the measure to grant Spanish nationality to Sephardic Jews has been extended until October 2019.

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